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Travels in Arabia Deserta.

Charles Montagu Doughty

Travels in Arabia Deserta.

by Charles Montagu Doughty

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabian Peninsula -- Description and travel.,
  • Arabian Peninsula -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a new pref. by the author, introd. by T.E. Lawrence.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1. illus. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22311785M

    Condition: Very Good. Doughty, Charles M. Travels in Arabia Deserta. Gloucester, Massachusetts: Peter Smith, pp. Glossary. 8vo. Chartreuse cloth. Book condition: Very good with rubbed corners and subtly soiled backstrip. Abridged by Edward Garnett. Seller Inventory # UDOUTRA00HMR. More information about this seller | Contact this.   Travels in Arabia Deserta, Volume 1 by Charles M. Doughty Western exploration of the Arabian Desert began in the mid-eighteenth century, but it was not until the nineteenth century that the British officers of the Indian colonial government undertook surveys of the areas remote from the major pilgrimage routes.4/5(9).

    This page contains details about the Nonfiction book Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles M. Doughty published in This book is the th greatest Nonfiction book of all time as determined by Other articles where Travels in Arabia Deserta is discussed: Arabian Desert: Study and exploration: on the geography of Arabia, Travels in Arabia Deserta (), was written by English traveler Charles M. Doughty. At the turn of the 20th century, Czech explorer Alois Musil traveled through northern Hejaz and Najd, mapping topography as he went.

      Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(30). The result of a journey in the s undertaken to explore the geographical origins of Christianity, Travels in Arabia Deserta is one of the most important and influential works produced on Arabia. First published in an extremely small edition in , Doughty’s book remained obscure until it was reissued in at Lawrence’s urging and.


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Travels in Arabia Deserta: Selected Passages Paperback – Octo by Charles M. Doughty (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: Travels in Arabia Deserta, Volume 1 book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Western exploration of the Arabian Desert began 4/5. Travels In Arabia Deserta Charles Doughty travelled on foot and rode by camel around an area the size of France, a region so desolate that it was occupied by just a few tens of thousands of people.

Initially he travelled with the Haj, the sole Christian in a caravan of 6, Muslim pilgrims/5. TRAVELS in ARABIA DESERTA by CHARLES M. DOUGHTY Heritage Press Doughty, Charles M.

; Intro by T. Lawrence Published by The Heritage Press, (). Doughty's Travels in Arabia Deserta was first published inbut abridged by Garnett in the present form. A covering letter from Ruth Robbins contains important information regarding the book's provenance: 'it bears Doughty's own inscription, as he personally gave it to the well-known medieval scholar, Prof.

G.G. Coulton of Cambridge. Travels in Arabia Deserta Paperback – by Charles Montagu Doughty (Author) › Visit Amazon's Charles Montagu Doughty Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results Travels in Arabia Deserta. book this author. Are you an author.

Learn about Author Central /5(4). Travels in Arabia Deserta Charles M. Doughty Format: Facsimile PDF Pages (PDF): Publication Date: Download Link (below donate buttons). Travels in Arabia Deserta, originally published inis a two-volume set which describes English poet Charles Doughty's extensive travels through the Arabian deserts and the discoveries he made there.

The work became well-regarded for its beautiful prose as well as its extensiveness, which made it a benchmark of ambitious travel writing in the early 20th century. Travels In Arabian Deserta by C.M.

Doughty. Publication date Topics Travels in Arabian Deserta, Geography, Travel Collection opensource Language English. Travels in Arabian Deserta,Geography, Travel Addeddate Identifier TravelsInArabianDeserta. Western exploration of the Arabian Desert began in the mid-eighteenth century, but it was not until the nineteenth century that the British officers of the Indian colonial government undertook surveys of the areas remote from the major pilgrimage routes.

Charles Doughty (–) spent two years Cited by: Charles Montagu Doughty (19 August – 20 January ) was an English poet, writer, explorer, adventurer and traveller born in Theberton Hall near Saxmundham, Suffolk and educated at private schools in Laleham and Elstree, and at a school for the Royal Navy, was a student at King's College London, eventually graduating from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge in Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty; 25 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Description and travel, Social life and customs, Travel, Arabian Peninsula--Description and travel; Places: Arabian Peninsula; People: Charles Montagu Doughty (), Charles Montagu Doughty (,), Charles Montagu Doughty ().

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Doughty, Charles Montagu, Travels in Arabia Deserta. London ; Boston: P.L. Warner, publisher to the Medici.

Buy a cheap copy of Travels in Arabia Deserta book by Charles M. Doughty. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, Free shipping over $/5(2). "It is not comfortable to have to write about [Travels in] Arabia Deserta," T.E.

Lawrence wrote in his introduction to the abridgment of Doughty's idiosyncratic monument."I have studied it for ten years, and have grown to consider it a book not like other books, but something particular, a bible of its kind.

Travels in Arabia Deserta Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Middle East and Asia Minor Cambridge Library Collection: Travel and Exploration Cambridge library collection Volume 2 of Travels in Arabia Deserta 2 Volume Set: Author: Charles Montagu Doughty: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN.

Genre/Form: Travel literature Maps: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Doughty, Charles Montagu, Travels in Arabia Deserta. Cambridge [Eng. The result of a journey in the s undertaken to explore the geographical origins of Christianity, Travels in Arabia Deserta is one of the most important and influential works produced on Arabia.

First published in this extremely small edition inDoughty's book remained obscure until it was reissued in at Lawrence's urging and with. Internet Archive BookReader Travels in Arabia Deserta Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page.

Finished. Travels in Arabia Deserta. Travels in Arabia Deserta. - The Folio Society limited edition of Travels in Arabia Deserta by CM Doughty with a preface by Rory Stewart and introduction by TE Lawrence, printed on wove paper and plates printed on silk art. Travels in Arabia Deserta; the Text as Abridged and Arranged by Edward Garnett, With a Prefatory Note by Mr.

Garnett, a General Introduction by T.E. Lawrence, and Illustrations by. Travels in Arabia Deserta is certainly one of the finest travel books ever written but you will not read this in its entirety nor will the vast majority of readers. There are vast swaths of this book that are tedious reading at best and downright boring at worst.Often compared to other great works of travel literature, Doughty's Travels in Arabia Deserta is both amazingly comprehensive and insightful and also wonderfully eccentric in both observation and language.

Doughty took great risk in his exploration of "fanatic Arabia", and he writes with the passion of an opinated old codger.5/5(1).